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Put a dry erase board on your desk instead of your wall

Here’s a clever idea to help improve productivity and reduce paper waste. It’s the Glass Dry-Erase Desktop Computer Pad from Quartet. It’s a 18 x 6 inch glass dry erase board that you can position between your keyboard and your monitor so that your ideas, task lists, and doodles are right where you can see …

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MEZONE TWS earbuds sound great and also charge wirelessly – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – There have been wireless earbuds for a few years now, but the latest innovation in wireless earbuds is called TWS and it stands for True Wireless Stereo. It doesn’t just mean that there isn’t a wire between each earbud. It means that you can use either earbud or both earbuds interchangeably. What …

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Woof – spritz! PetSafe training collars use safe spray for pooch behavior modification

NEWS – Constant barking is one thing that all new dog owners dread.  Stopping your pooch from waking you and the neighbors at all hours of the day or night is tough.  PetSafe has a solution with their new training collars. There are two new models, a bark collar and a remote training collar.  Both …

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GEESAA Your Home Barista pour over brewer system

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve not only picked up a coffee habit, but I’ve started understanding the differences in types of brewing methods, beans and how a good barista can take a decent cup of coffee to greatness. That’s why I got pretty excited to see the GEESAA – Your Home Barista announce it is …

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Traeger’s new Pro WiFi pellet grill is smarter, faster, and smokier

NEWS – With spring and summer just around the corner that can mean only one thing, IT’S GRILLING SEASON! Traeger, the popular manufacturer of wood pellet grills, introduced a new line based on their best-selling Pro Series grill. There are two models available for 2019, the Pro 575 and Pro 780. The names correspond with …

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Organize your favorite pens, pencils, and other writing gear in this gorgeous wooden box

NEWS – The Writing Box from Galen Leather takes you back to an era where there were no smartphones, laptops, or email. Back when the main form of communication was done by putting pen to paper. Back when your EDC consisted of a wooden box to carry your favorite pens, paper, and other stationary items. …

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Minaal Day Bag and Carry-on 2.0 Bag are ideal for EDC or one-bag travel

NEWS – I’m a big fan of bags designed for one-bag travel, and also of bags designed for EDC.  However, while a single bag designed for both purposes may sound good in theory, most often it does not work well in practice.  Minaal understands that, so they offer both their very functional Day Bag for …

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Bellroy launches a new luxury leather line, and boy does it look good.

NEWS – When Bellroy goes in on a new product line, they don’t mess around. They started with small carry products that earned a reputation for excellence. When they stepped into bag design, I was blown away innovative designs and build quality. And now Bellroy is exploring leather with the same attention to design and …

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Travel apps, EDC gear, and more – Weekly roundup

NEWS – We were busy this week and posted a variety of articles, reviews, and news. If you aren’t sure if you read everything, here’s a full list of everything that we posted to help you find out. ARTICLES 6 Awesome travel apps to use for your Spring Break trip on March 15, 2019 by …

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New styles to brighten up your day from the Topo Designs Spring Collection!

NEWS – It’s time to freshen up your gear for the warm weather, and Topo Designs is here to help! They’ve got some new bag design including a lightweight travel pack and a messenger bag (shown in the picture). You’ll find new apparel options for both men & women like shorts, tops, and jackets in …

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Bluffworks Threshold Performance T-shirt

NEWS – Bluffworks has been steadily building a very impressive product offering over the past few years, including their most recent, the Horizon Quilted Vest and the Departure Travel Jeans.  Their latest offering is the Threshold Performance T-Shirt, which continues Bluffworks’ pattern of simple yet stylish, technical and durable clothing suitable for travel, office or …

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Audioengine A2+ speakers add another + by going wireless

NEWS – In 1982, Thomas Dolby released the prescient album, “The Golden Age of Wireless.” As it turns out, Dolby was a bit ahead of his time, because NOW is truly the golden age of wireless. Just look at all the products that are wireless—even older speakers have been reborn minus the cord. Case in …

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